Preparations for the traditional Chapeltown Carnival in Leeds are underway, and this news piece features interviews with different costume designers and committee members as they get ready for Carnival. This news piece was originally transmitted 22nd August, 1980. Reporter Petrina Rance.
Hardy Amies and Richard Whiteley discuss the latest in men’s fashions in this Calendar News piece originally broadcast on 20th April, 1977. The short interview takes place outside the old Hepworth’s building in Leeds.
Tyne Tees Television Six Five news programme interview by Phil McDonnell with British-born American actor Bob Hope, born as Leslie Townes Hope, on his British tour to promote the release of the comedy film ‘Eight on the Lam’’, directed by George Marshall.
Tyne Tees Television Six Five news feature about a fashion show at the new Hilton Hotel in London held by the Darlington company Patons and Baldwin who produced wool, yarn and knitting patterns for home knitters. The fashion show promotes their new sales product, American knitting needles called “Supersonics”.
Tyne Tees TV interview with Manny Shinwell, a British trade union official, Labour politician and one of the leading figures of Red Clydeside, later becoming Lord Dormand of Easington, County Durham. The interview is in response to the government’s Prices and Incomes Act, 1967, and the devaluation of the pound on November 20, 1967, amidst increasing wage claims.
This light-hearted Calendar News item investigates the fashions of Carnaby, a small village near Bridlington, East Yorkshire, and whether or not they compare to those of Carnaby Street in London. Liz Fox reports.
This amateur film photographed by H.H. Johnston from a story by J.N. Peterson shows an amateur football match, a group of walkers explore Riding Mill, Slaley, Blanchland and the seaside, followed by miscellaneous shots of other destinations by the group. 'Life Begins With A Ball' shows a baby playing with a ball, then three older children play and finally 'Bowls' a crown green bowling match.
A home movie filmed in both colour and black and white of holidays or shorter excursions in Scotland and the North East of England including Barnard Castle in County Durham and Warkworth Castle in Northumberland.
An early home movie showing a family on holiday in Europe, taking in Switzerland and Paris. The film shows relatively carefree citizens and holiday makers enjoying the landscape and culture of the region at a time when turmoil was not too far into the future.
This home movie shows a number of favourite North East destinations for a family to relish the open air, either in the countryside or next to water such as Derwentside in County Durham and Tynemouth. More of a holiday excursion appears later in the film as the family visit the west country before returning north again.
A compilation of home movie footage covering a number of excursions or events around the Whitley Bay and Gateshead
A variety of topics are covered in this home movie including views of rough seas, a family business premises and also a gentleman tests his riding skill on an old penny farthing bicycle.
A home movie begins with a family visit to the Lake District possibly visiting family, before returning to the region and travels along the Northumberland coast taking in Bamburgh, Seahouses and Berwick upon Tweed. The film ends with views of a snowy Gateshead.
A home movie of a holiday in Scotland, taking in the landscape and old historic locations and buildings
A home movie showing a family taking a trip by car into the County Durham countryside around High Force waterfall. The family are then filmed in Northumberland visiting Cragside and Bamburgh before finishing in Seahouses watching the fishing boats being unloaded.
A home movie of excursions or holidays to Northumberland with views of well-known wild cattle at Chillingham and the surrounding Cheviot Hills. A military parade takes place on Tyneside and the film ends back in Northumberland.
A short home movie that concentrates mainly on the County Durham area includes visits to famous landmarks such as Raby Castle and Bowes Museum. The film ends with a royal visit to the region.
A home movie showing a family group visiting the towns of Harrogate and Ripley in North Yorkshire.
A home movie of a day excursions or holidays to North Yorkshire, Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.
A home movie of a holiday or visit to St Abbs in the Scottish Borders and Berwick upon Tweed in Northumberland.
A home movie showing a visit to the large gardens at Chesters and briefly Newbrough Lodge both near Hexham in Northumberland.
A home movie showing preparations for and crowds waving as Queen Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, as she is driven through Gateshead on the 18th March 1948. She is on her way to Gateshead Maternity Hospital where she is to open a new extension. The final part of the film shows views of Bamburgh Castle.
A home movie of a family excursion around the Yorkshire Dales and Wensleydale taking in the Kilburn White Horse and a stall along a road selling cheese. The film also features views of a waterfall.
A home movie showing civic decorations to streets and buildings in Gateshead and Newcastle as part the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953. The film also features a parade of bagpipers making their way through another town, probably in the Scottish Borders.
A home movie showing a family trip into the countryside of northern County Durham on the border with Northumberland. The film also feature a budgerigar, a family pet.